Investing in high growth, low profit businesses?

Hindi: इस पोस्ट को हिंदी में पढ़ने के लिए यहाँ क्लिक करें। The world of investing has evolved significantly from when Benjamin Graham first wrote Intelligent Investor (1949), where he spoke about investing only in value stocks with sufficient margin of safety (intrinsic value > market value), to now where high growth startups are getting […]

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15 Nov 2021

Shorting and Indian capital markets

I guess you have read the headlines from the US on how retail traders are causing a “short squeeze” in stocks like GameStop, AMC entertainment, etc. If you haven’t, check this article by Finshots that explains this well. We have been getting a lot of questions around shorting, and if a short squeeze of this […]

Founder & CEO @ Zerodha
28 Jan 2021

US Elections and Market: What should you know?

Hey there! The US election result is just around the corner. There are many uncertainties surrounding the results, and more importantly, when exactly the results will come out. Sensibull – India’s Largest Options Trading Platform is happy to do this webinar that helps you make sense of US Elections. We will also be answering your […]

03 Nov 2020
Clever ways to save up with Balance 

New recipe from Balance for Cricket fans: Save up money with Howzat!

Howzat! Now available on the Balance App. With the ICC Champions Trophy 2017 starting today, Balance is proud to announce a brand new Recipe: Howzat! This recipe allows you to save up money automatically while enjoying cricket, our nation’s favourite sport. “Saving money while watching cricket is like losing weight while eating parathas.” – Navjot S. Pidhu Howzat! […]

01 Jun 2017

Consequences of Short delivery – NSE/BSE

Traders, What is Short Delivery? Equity delivery based trading in India works on a T+1 rolling settlement cycle. What this means is that when you buy shares on, say, Monday (also called T day), you get the shares on Tuesday (T + 1 day). Similarly, if you sold the shares on Monday, you are required […]

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29 Aug 2013

From IIT to intraday options on Nifty

Traders, Find following an interaction with Rajesh, who’s very nifty trading options on the Nifty. He was not only the winner in the first challenge but is also presently up over 100%, 20 days into the second challenge. What makes him special is also the fact that he was up over 150% in the last […]

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03 Aug 2013

STT Trap – Options Expiry – NSE BSE MCX-SX

Update: 2019 Budget, no more STT trap. STT on exercised options to be on intrinsic value from Sep 1st 2019. Check this.  Update: With effect from 31st August 2017, the exchanges have put in place a mechanism to address this anomaly. More details on this change here. Traders, Why do options trade at lesser than […]

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15 Jun 2013

Notice under Section 139(9)? – Possible reason

Traders, Firstly it is important to understand the difference between Assessment Year(AY) and Financial Year(FY). If someone is saying that he has just filed his returns for AY 2012-13, this means it is for income in the financial year 2011-12(Apr 1st 2011 to March 31st 2012). So technically AY 2012-13 and FY 2011-12 are the […]

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10 Jun 2013

Trading Holidays 2013- NSE, BSE & MCX

Hello Traders, Trading is a very stressful job and taking a break may be helpful. One has to be emotionally and mentally prepared to be successful. So plan your breaks around festivities. Here is the list of trading holidays for 2013 for Equity (NSE, BSE) & Commodity (MCX). List of trading holidays for NSE/BSE-2013: s# Holidays […]

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03 Jan 2013

SPAN Calculator

Nov 5, 2013: We have released a fully online SPAN calculator tool, the first of its kind in India. The tool is free for everyone, and can be accessed here. Traders, SPAN calculator is a unique tool designed to help you figure out margin requirements even before you take a trade. What is unique about this […]

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20 Oct 2012

Brokerage Edge

This post is out dated. Please refer to our Brokerage Calculator. Dear Fellow Traders, Brokerage is what your pay your broker for letting you access and trade through his platform on the various stocks/commodities exchanges. At Zerodha you can trade on NSE, BSE, MCX as well as MCX-SX. When trading  there are things under your […]

Founder & CEO @ Zerodha
29 Sep 2012